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HomeMesothelioma in the U.S.IllinoisIllinois Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma patients who live in Illinois have access to quality mesothelioma treatment options in state. Conventional mesothelioma treatments available in Illinois include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Beyond these conventional treatments, clinical trials may currently be recruiting pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma patients in Illinois.

We provide a list of top mesothelioma doctors that practice in Illinois as well as the top cancer care centers in the state. A list of local cancer support services has been included as well for your convenience. Learn more about health care options available to you in Illinois here.

Illinois Mesothelioma Statistics

  • 2,003 mesothelioma deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 168 asbestosis deaths (1999 – 2015)
  • 2,171 total deaths (1999 – 2015)

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Centers

Quality cancer treament services are available at the following mesothelioma cancer centers in Illinois. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate a cancer center detail link.

Illinois Mesothelioma Cancer Clinics

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chicago

Zion, IL 60099
Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Edward Cancer Center – Naperville

Naperville, IL 60540
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Chicago, IL 60611
Rush University Cancer Center

Rush University Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chicago, IL 60637

Top Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

The following mesothelioma doctors are located and practice in the state of Illinois. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Illinois Mesothelioma Doctors

Photo of Samuel Armato, M.D.

Samuel Armato, M.D.

Radiologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Philip D. Bonomi, M.D.

Medical Oncologist
Chicago, IL
Photo of Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Traves D. Crabtree, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Springfield, IL
Photo of Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Hedy Lee Kindler, M.D.

Director of the Mesothelioma Program
Chicago, IL
Photo of Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Muaiaid Kittaneh, M.D.

Hematologist/Oncologist
Orland Park, IL
Photo of Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Michael J. Liptay, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Chicago, IL
Photo of Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Wickii Thambiah Vigneswaran, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon
Maywood, IL

It is not uncommon for patients to travel outside of their current states to meet with top oncologists and thoracic surgeons across the country. These mesothelioma experts usually have a particular focus within their practice.

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials in Illinois

The following clinical trials are in progress or actively recruiting participants in the state of Illinois:

Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal, Mesothelioma, Breast Neoplasms, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Germinoma, Ovarian Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Teratoma, Carcinoid Tumor, Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Seminoma, Pheochromocytoma, Choriocarcinoma, Cystadenocarcinoma, Neoplasms, Second Primary, Carcinoma, Endometrioid, Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous, Chordoma, Paraganglioma, Carotid Body Tumor, Hemangiosarcoma, Trophoblastic Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell, Nerve Sheath Neoplasms, Neurofibrosarcoma, Testicular Neoplasms, Cystadenocarcinoma, Mucinous, Fibroma, Salivary Gland Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Ductal, Thyroid Neoplasms, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, Sex Cord-Gonadal Stromal Tumors, Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Carcinoma, Islet Cell, Paget Disease, Extramammary, Vulvar Neoplasms, Rare Diseases, Adenocarcinoma, Papillary, Fibromatosis, Aggressive, Carcinoma, Acinar Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar, Mixed Tumor, Mullerian, Carcinoma, Giant Cell, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Parathyroid Neoplasms, Hydatidiform Mole, Invasive, Pituitary Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Unknown Primary, Odontogenic Tumors

Last Updated: July 22, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations:

Ph 2/3 Study in Subjects With MPM w/Low ASS 1 Expression to Assess ADI-PEG 20 With Pemetrexed and Cisplatin


Conditions: Mesothelioma

Last Updated: July 18, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Phoenix, AZ. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Tampa, FL. Chicago, IL. Baltimore, MD. Detroit, MI. Rochester, MN. New York, NY. Houston, TX. Alessandria, Alabama. Milano, Michigan.

Phase 1 Study of INBRX-109 in Subjects With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors Including Sarcomas


Conditions: Adenocarcinoma, Sarcoma, Mesothelioma

Last Updated: July 17, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Scottsdale, AZ. Duarte, CA. Aurora, CO. Chicago, IL. Grand Rapids, MI. Houston, TX. San Antonio, TX.

A Clinical Study of Anetumab Ravtansine in Adults With Solid Tumors Who Have Been Treated in Previous Bayer-sponsored Anetumab Ravtansine Studies


Conditions:

Last Updated: July 10, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: La Jolla, CA. Chicago, IL. Bethesda, MD. Charleston, SC. Nashville, TN. Dallas, TX.

A Study of XmAb®20717 in Subjects With Selected Advanced Solid Tumors


Conditions: Carcinoma, Melanoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Adenocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Renal Cell, Mesothelioma, Breast Neoplasms, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Transitional Cell, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck, Endometrial Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Colorectal Neoplasms, Esophageal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine, Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Anus Neoplasms

Last Updated: April 29, 2019

Status: Recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles, CA. San Diego, CA. San Francisco, CA. Atlanta, GA. Chicago, IL. Fairway, KS. Detroit, MI. New York, NY. New York, NY. Portland, OR. Philadelphia, PA. Houston, TX. Charlottesville, VA. Seattle, WA.

Find Cancer Support Services in Illinois

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma in Illinois. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Illinois Treatment Support Services

  • Counseling & Support Groups

    • Wellness House
      (Hinsdale)
      630-323-5150
    • Gilda’s Club Chicago
      (Chicago)
      312-464-9900
    • Living Well
      (Geneva)
      630-262-1111
    • Cancer Wellness Center – Northbrook
      (Northbrook)
      847-509-9595
    • Cancer Support Center
      (Mokena)
      708-478-3529
  • Long-Term Housing

    • Pay-It-Forward House NFP
      (Sycamore)
      815-762-4882
    • IMD Guest House
      (Chicago)
      312-996-1167
    • Carle Guest House
      (Urbana)
      217-722-2624
    • Quincy Hospitality House
      (Quincy)
      217-228-3022
  • Patient Transport

    • Dispatch Medical Transport
      (Springfield)
      217-416-5032
    • A and I Medical Transportation, Inc.
      (Justice)
      708-237-3007
    • Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
      (Peoria)
      800-457-1143
    • SCR Medical Transportation
      (Chicago)
      773-967-6400
  • Physical Therapy

    • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
      (Chicago)
      312-238-1000
    • Presence Health
      (Chicago)
      877-737-4636
    • InnerStrength Rehabilitation Services for Cancer Patients, Inc.
      (St. Charles)
      630-584-3021
    • CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center
      (Zion)
      800-268-0786
Other Resources for Mesothelioma Patients in Illinois

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